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The plaque of the Colonel Dudley Byrne Memorial Bell commemorates the officers and men who died and served with the 2nd / 7th Field Ambulance during World Two. 

Lieutenant - Colonel Dudley Byrne trained the unit to a very high level in the Northen Territory and Queensland from 1942 until December 1944, when a recurrent ankle injury terminated his front line military service.

Note : As at 28-February-2016, the bell has been stolen.


Address:Henley Beach Road & May Terrace, St Richards Anglican Church, Lockleys, 5032
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.92699
Long: 138.53447
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Front Inscription

2 / 7 Australian Field Ambulance
19 Infantry Brigade 6 Aust Division A.I.F.
1939 - 1945

The Colonel Dudley Byrne Memorial Bell (Greenwich England)

In memory of the Officers and men who died and served in World War II

Palestine  New Guinea
Egypt        Darwin
Libya         Syria
Greece      Crete

Lest We Forget

Gordon Hoff


Source: RVWM, MA
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